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If not for the modern-day goods sold in the retail establishments, you might think Galena was frozen in time. The six-block Main Street boasts striking examples of various architectural styles, ranging from French Colonial to Greek Revival, and a whopping 85% of the town is a national historic district. General Ulysses S. Grant, the 18th U.S. President, lived here...
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    Visit Galena: Events

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    Market Square Art Festival
    August 8, 2015 - August 9, 2015
    Old Market House Lawn
    Juried art and fine crafts fair. Wide range of work, all original artwork made by area and regional artists. Live music by regional musicians. Times: Satu...
    August 21, 2015 - August 23, 2015
    Galena River Front
    A celebration marking the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War and Grant's return to Galena. Stay tuned for more details on this once in a lifetime eve...
    Ladies Getaway Weekend
    September 11, 2015 - September 13, 2015
    Various Locations
    It’s back and better than ever! Reconnect, relax, and laugh with the important ladies in your life!
    Tour of Historic Galena Homes
    September 26, 2015 - September 27, 2015
    Various Locations
    Enjoy this unique opportunity to tour private historic residences and hear the story behind each.
    Galena Oktoberfest
    October 2, 2015 - October 2, 2015
    Galena Depot Park
    Annual German celebration featuring live music, kids games, wiener dog races and lots of food and beverage. Enjoy a bean bag tournament, raffle drawings with gr...
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